Richmond superstar Dustin Martin, who has been the subject of intense contract speculation.
Richmond superstar Dustin Martin, who has been the subject of intense contract speculation. JULIAN SMITH

Does calendar show Dusty's date with destiny?

DID Richmond let the Tiger out of the bag, marketing its official 2018 calendar with Dustin Martin on the cover?

But don't get your hopes up, Tiger fans.

Richmond has form, here, flogging its 2017 calendar last year with Tigers favourite son-turned-GWS Giants recruit Brett Deledio on the cover alongside Alex Rance, Trent Cotchin and Martin.

The raging Brownlow Medal favourite is yet to declare his intentions for next year after jetting off to New Zealand to visit his father and talk options with manager Ralph Carr.

Martin earned a second All-Australian jacket on Wednesday night but shied away from the media.

Hawthorn released a calendar last year without Sam Mitchell and Jordan Lewis, while outgoing Collingwood spearhead Travis Cloke and Marley Williams featured on individual months of the Magpies edition.

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